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Foreign Judgments Regulations

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SR 1992 No. 321 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 01
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Nov-1992
Tabled Senate03-Nov-1992
Gazetted 16 Oct 1992

Statutory Rules 1992   No. 3211


Foreign Judgments Regulations

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and being satisfied, in respect of New Zealand, of the matters specified in subsections 5 (1) and (3) of the Foreign Judgments Act 1991, make the following Regulations under the Act.

         Dated 9 October 1992.


                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN


         By His Excellency’s Command,







               1.   These Regulations may be cited as the Foreign Judgments  Regulations.

[NOTE:  These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s.48.]


               2.   In these Regulations:

“the Act” means the Foreign Judgments Act 1991.

Extension of Part 2 of the Act

               3.   Part 2 of the Act extends to each country specified in column 2 of the Schedule.

Specified superior courts

               4.   For the purposes of the Act, the courts specified in column 3 of an item in the Schedule are taken to be superior courts of the country specified in column 2 of that item.

Specified inferior courts

               5.   Part 2 of the Act extends in relation to each District Court of New Zealand.



                                                 SCHEDULE                         Regulations 3 and 4




Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item No.




New Zealand

Court of Appeal

High Court






1.     Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 16 October 1992.